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 for Loitered
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loiter \Loi"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Loitered; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Loitering.] [D. leuteren to delay, loiter; cf; Prov. G.
     lottern to be louse, lotter louse, slack, unsettled, vagrant,
     OHG. lotar.]
     1. To be slow in moving; to delay; to linger; to be dilatory;
        to spend time idly; to saunter; to lag behind.
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              Sir John, you loiter here too long.   --Shak.
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              If we have loitered, let us quicken our pace.
                                                    --Rogers.
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     2. To wander as an idle vagrant. [Obs.] --Spenser.
  
     Syn: To linger; delay; lag; saunter; tarry.
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